21 NCAC 68 .0610             Awarding the Credential following denial

(a)  Upon a showing that there are circumstances that could establish a basis for reinstatement or otherwise awarding a credential following its denial, the Board may grant such permission.

(b)  A request for reinstatement or otherwise awarding the credential following its denial shall be initiated by the respondent.

(c)  A letter of application for reinstatement or otherwise awarding the credential following its denial shall present facts which, if established, shall be sufficient to enable the Board to determine that the basis for the sanction no longer exists.

(d)  To determine that there is a basis reinstating or awarding a credential, the Board may consider:

(1)           The nature of the offense;

(2)           The severity of the offense;

(3)           Any resulting harm or injury to the public and its extent;

(4)           The length of time since the punishment was imposed;

(5)           Restitution made; and

(6)           Any other factor the Board considers relevant.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-113.30; 90-113.33; 90-113.37; 90-113.39; 90-113.40; 90-113.44; 90-113.45;

Temporary Adoption Eff. October 23, 1995 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;

Eff. February 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2011.